Last season, Artful Circle visited Lehmann Maupin gallery in Chelsea and enjoyed a fascinating exhibition. There, artist Alex Prager, showcased an 8 minute film she created entitled “Play the Wind”, which could be viewed in a darkened area of the gallery. Also on display were photographs and props used in production of the film.
Click here for the teaser on their website.
To see the entire film, click on Vimeo Link (Password: LMvideos)
Note the surrealist quality with dreamlike moments and sensations of motion. Fun fact: the featured actress is none other than Riley Keough (the eldest grandchild of Elvis and Priscilla Presley!) By watching it (perhaps several times), you will gain a deeper understanding of the film, as well as the coordinating items on view in the gallery.
As always, Artful Circle exposing our members to the hottest art on the art scene. What’s the latest? Now you can purchase a special deck of Alex Prager playing cards at the MoMA Gift Shop! Click here to purchase.
This is what MoMA says about the artist…Add a touch of cinematic drama to your card game with this intriguing deck featuring characters and details from artist and photographer Alex Prager’s most recent body of work, “Play the Wind” Whether you choose to display the poker-size cards on a coffee table or side table or simply use them to play a card game, their unique charisma is sure to spark conversation. Prager, whose work is represented in MoMA’s collection and was featured in the Museum’s 2010 exhibition New Photography 2010, is known for her photographic work that constructs film narratives with women protagonists.